Trainee, Research Analyst, Social Media/New Media

24 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Programme Summary

In conjunction with Workforce Singapore, NTU offer traineeships to support the SGUnited Traineeships Programme. The Traineeships are part of NTU's efforts to create relevant and meaningful traineeship opportunities for our nation’s new graduates entering the workforce during this difficult time.

About Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI) 

The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI) is highly ranked in the world for its groundbreaking research in communication and information studies. The School offers excellent opportunities for graduate students and young scholars to undertake interdisciplinary research that impacts public policy, theory development and industry practices. The School's programmes are designed to equip students with the necessary skills and expertise to tackle challenges in a complex and rapidly changing socio-technological environment.

Job Descriptions: 

  • Prepare literature review and searches to outline research related to social media/ new media
  • Participate in research conceptualization and design
  • Harvest data from social media sites
  • Leverage text analytics to provide insight into topics and sentiment of data from social media/new media
  • Visualize social network data
  • Apply statistical techniques to understand online behaviors of users and their interactions with social media/new media
  • Evaluate current augmented/virtual reality solutions to deliver quality users’ experience
  • Prepare reports and documentations for the research program
  • Contribute to research publications and presentations
  • Assist in duties related to project management, documentation, and outreach of research results
  • Assist in developing new project proposals related to social media/new media


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Basic understanding of research and analytical skills
  • Attention to details and procedures
  • Effective communication and report writing skills
  • Ability to quickly master new technologies
  • Ability to do data extraction